15 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

15 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Carmel
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

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City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Muir Woods National Monument and Golden Gate Park. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Exploratorium, push the limits with RocketBoat, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco holiday planning website.

Newark to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and subway. Traveling from Newark to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Newark in June, with highs in San Francisco at 71°F and lows at 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

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Alcatraz Island
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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, hike along Panorama Trail, cruise along Tioga Pass, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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El Capitan
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Glacier Point
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Sentinel Dome
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Carmel

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Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Discover out-of-the-way places like Point Lobos and Pfeiffer State Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Carmel side-trips: Big Sur (McWay Falls & Partington Cove). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Carmel River State Beach, stop by The Cheese Shop, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Carlos Cathedral.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Carmel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Carmel takes 5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect nights in Carmel to be a bit warmer, around 53°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Monterey Bay
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Point Lobos
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Las Vegas

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Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dig This and Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign. Change things up with a short trip to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: have fun at Battlefield Vegas, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, and get engrossed in the history at Titanic.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Las Vegas tour builder app.

Fly from Carmel to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Carmel in June, expect Las Vegas to be warmer, temps between 103°F and 77°F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Museums

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